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Shelden Williams | Center/Forward

Team: Brooklyn Nets
Age / DOB:  (34) / 10/21/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'9" / 250
College: Duke
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (5) / ATL

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Shelden Williams signed a deal to play with Tianjin in China for next year.
He played overseas last year after playing six seasons in the NBA. Williams' NBA career could be over at age 29, but at least he's married to reigning WNBA MVP Candace Parker. Sun, Oct 6, 2013 05:38:00 PM

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Shelden Williams has signed with Chalon in France.

Williams spent last season with the Nets, but he had no market stateside and will likely make more money overseas than he could garner in the NBA at this stage of his career. He's married to Candace Parker, so we think he'll be just fine.
Source: Sportando
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 11:29:00 AM

Shelden Williams (knee) will not play on Thursday against the Raptors.

Williams is dealing with a knee injury that will prevent him from playing in this one. Rookie Jordan Williams should once again draw the start at center in his place.
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 10:53:00 AM

Shelden Williams (knee) will not play in Monday's game against the Sixers.

It's Williams' third straight game out and his season could be over. Look for Jordan Williams to get the start at center once again.
Mon, Apr 23, 2012 06:23:00 PM

Shelden Williams's hyperextended right knee will sideline him again on Saturday.

Williams, whose is never a safe bet to return consistent fantasy value, remains day-to-day.
Sat, Apr 21, 2012 06:35:00 PM

Shelden Williams (knee) won't play on Wednesday against the Knicks.

Williams has a hyperextended right knee and will be knocked out of action as a result. Candace Parker's husband has played less than 20 minutes in four straight games, so this news should not impact your fantasy team.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 10:15:00 AM

Shelden Williams made another start at center and had nine points and 10 rebounds in 34 minutes on Sunday.

He's over his eye injury but the Nets have just three games in each of the next two weeks. Williams would be a very risky play with four or five games, and we wouldn't touch him in most leagues right now.
Sun, Apr 8, 2012 09:32:00 PM

Shelden Williams (eye) returned to action on Friday, scoring three points on 1-of-1 shooting with four rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one block in 21 minutes.

In other words, everything is back to normal for the Nets and Williams, and it's good to see him back on the floor following a scary eye injury.
Sat, Apr 7, 2012 01:19:00 AM

Shelden Williams (eye) has been officially named the starting center for the Nets on Friday night.

Williams is dealing with a bruised retina and scratched cornea, but is officially back as the starter for the Nets. S-Will is averaging 5.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 0.7 blocks per game as the starting center. Johan Petro will move back to the second unit.
Fri, Apr 6, 2012 06:13:00 PM

Shelden Williams (eye) is expected to play on Friday against the Wizards.

He had a bruised retina and a scratched cornea, so Williams will wear protective goggles in his return to the court. He's averaging 5.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 0.7 blocks as the starting center, a role he will immediately resume on Friday.
Fri, Apr 6, 2012 11:00:00 AM

Shelden Williams (eye) is expected to play against the Wizards Friday.

Williams has missed four straight games, but before that he was holding steady as the Nets' starting center. He's averaged 5.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 0.7 blocks in that role this season.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 04:25:00 PM

Shelden Williams is undergoing a procedure to check his eye Monday.

If the procedure goes well, Williams could rejoin the team before their West Coast trip is over. Johan Petro has been starting at center with Williams sidelined for the last two games.
Mon, Apr 2, 2012 04:02:00 PM

Shelden Williams (eye) will be out until at least April 5 with a right eye injury.

There are no details available for Williams other than the fact that he has a "right eye injury." Avery Johnson said he was "really concerned" about Williams after he was taken to the hospital following his injury. With Shelden Williams and Jordan Williams (concussion) both hurt, Johan Petro will be forced into some serious minutes moving forward.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 09:48:00 AM

Nets coach Avery Johnson said the team is "really concerned" about Shelden Williams, who was taken to the hospital after leaving Wednesday night's game with a right eye injury.

Williams was hit in the eye by the Pacers Tyler Hansbrough, and ran off the court immediately and headed straight for the locker room. The Nets PR staff have said they will have no further updates on Williams until Thursday, and we will update you once we know more. Big man Jordan Williams also got hurt tonight, so Johan Petro could suddenly become a relevant fantasy player.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 10:39:00 PM

Shelden Williams will not return for the Nets after suffering an eye injury on Wednesday.

Rookie Jordan Williams could get a lot of minutes the rest of the way for the Nets.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 08:28:00 PM

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